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Axeon Hagens Berman is a UCI Continental cycling team based in the United States and managed by Axel Merckx with an international roster of under-23 riders

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Axeon Hagens Berman gets Pro Continental Approval from UCI

Axeon Hagens Berman is proud to announce that the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has approved its application to become a UCI Professional Continental Team for the 2018 season. The team will ride under the name Hagens Berman Axeon and will...

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Chad Childers
04 Dec 17

Axeon Hagens Berman Sign Portuguese Rider João Almeida for 2018

Axeon Hagens Berman is excited to announce the final rider signing for the 2018 season, Portuguese 2016 Junior Road Race and ITT National Champion João Almeida. The nineteen-year-old from Caldas da Rainha joins Axeon from Unieuro Trevigiani -...

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Chad Childers
22 Nov 17

AXEON HAGENS BERMAN SIGNS USA U23 CRIT CHAMPION THOMAS REVARD

Axeon Hagens Berman is pleased to announce the signing of 2017 U23 Crit National Champion, Thomas Revard. Revard joins Axeon from the CCB Velotooler Cycling Team.

Back in June, the Indiana native rode off the front at USA Crit Nationals to earn...

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Chad Childers
25 Oct 17

World Champion Mikkel Bjerg Joins Axeon Hagens Berman for 2018

In continuing to assemble its squad for the 2018 season, Axeon Hagens Berman announces the signing of World Champion Mikkel Bjerg.

Denmark’s young, up-and-comer earned his World Champion stripes in Bergen, Norway after blistering this year’s...

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Chad Childers
19 Oct 17

Axeon Hagens Berman Sign Belgian Jasper Philpsen for 2018

Axeon Hagens Berman is excited to announce the signing of 19-year-old, Belgian Jasper Philipsen. Philipsen joins Axeon from BMC Development Team, who announced that they would be ending their development program at the end of the year.

“Hagens...

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Chad Childers
12 Oct 17

Rider profile

Two dozen of the coveted "Axel's Axes" stickers lined the top tube of Neilson Powless's Specialized S-Works Tarmac at the end of the 2016 season. The team's directors award the axes for victories, special jerseys earned or even admirable acts of teamwork. Powless earned so many honors last years, the team's mechanics barely had a place to put all the stickers.

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Our gear

Explore The Team’s Equipment For 2017

The Axeon Hagens Berman team are riding Specialised S-Works bikes with SRAM components, Quarq power meters and Zipp wheels for the 2017 season with race kit provided by Ale, Beaker Concepts and Oakley. Explore all of the equipment being used by the team this year, including a 3D model of the race bike, in our Gear section.